Pasta is the best thing to eat before running. It has sugars that are not only healthy, but gives you energy that will last through the race.
Cheese fries, grilled chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream, tacos, salads…does it matter which of these you choose to eat on race day?
The best options for a prerace meal are yogurt, honey, energy bars, bananas and other fruits, but don't eat any foods unless you know how they'll affect you; digestive issues are the last thing you want to experience on race day.
Ideas for good things to eat the morning of a run click here.
The day of your race. Consider your current habits. Are you the runner who gets up early to fuel with breakfast or do you grab something to eat in the car
What I Eat The Week Before A Marathon: 1. Bananas!!! “One banana a day keeps the cramps away.” – Monican.
Second, your body is remarkably good at holding on to enough glycogen (the fuel you get from eating carbs) without overloading yourself with pasta.
And what is a good thing to eat the night before?
Don't wait until the last day before the race to eat properly.
I’m a little nervous about what to eat the day before (we’ll be driving down later than I would like due to work schedules…so